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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47216 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Heimia siderica (Buckman S)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Heimia siderica (Buckman S) – See Buckman (1901): Holotype

Registration No. GSM47216
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman 1924
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Irony Bed
Country England
Locality Wyke Quarry Sherborne Dorset
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone blagdeni
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 174.1 Ma B.P.)


Buckman. 1901. Proc Cotteswold Nat Field Club 13 11

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